House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Bill — Clause 1 — Amendment to Remove Explusion Provision — 27 Feb 2015 at 14:15
The majority of MPs taking part voted to keep a provision allowing the House of Lords to create standing orders under which a resolution to expel a member of the House of Lords could be passed in the Bill.
MPs were considering the House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Bill.
The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- page 1, line 4, leave out paragraph (a).
This would have affected clause 1(1) of the Bill which stated:
- (1) Standing Orders of the House of Lords may make provision under which the House of Lords may by resolution—
- (a) expel a member of the House of Lords, or
- (b) suspend a member of the House of Lords for the period specified in the resolution.
-  Parliament's webpage on the House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Bill
-  Clause 1 of the House of Lords (Expulsion and Suspension) Bill
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.
What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.
What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||21 (+2 tell)||1 (+2 tell)||0||8.6%|
|Peter Bone||Wellingborough||Con (front bench)||tellaye|
|Christopher Chope||Christchurch||Con (front bench)||tellaye|
|Philip Hollobone||Kettering||Con (front bench)||aye|